Torrance, CA Area Scholarships | Fastweb

Torrance, CA Area Scholarships

Torrance is a U.S. city in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Torrance has 1.5 miles (2.4 km) of beaches on the Pacific Ocean. Torrance has a moderate year-round climate with warm temperatures, sea breezes, low humidity, and an average rainfall of 12.55 inches per year.

Since its incorporation in 1921, Torrance has grown to a 2013 estimated population of 147,000. This residential and light high-tech industries city has 90,000 street trees and 30 city parks. Known for its low crime rates, the city consistently ranks among the safest cities in Los Angeles County. Torrance is the birthplace of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO). In addition, Torrance has the second-highest percentage of residents of Japanese ancestry in California (8.9%).

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Schools in and around Torrance, CA

El Camino Community College District
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,808 average out-state tuition; $1,104 average in-state tuition
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition
Westwood College-South Bay
Four or more years; Private for profit; $14,765 average out-state tuition; $14,765 average in-state tuition
Homestead Schools
Four or more years; Private not for profit
Everest College-Torrance
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences
Four or more years; Private for profit